With so many anticipated Nashville restaurant openings, it’s hard to keep up with what has already opened, what’s coming soon, and what’s changed. Let us help you stay up to date with all the delicious Nashville restaurant news.
- The Optimist
This seafood-inspired restaurant by Ford Fry is now open in the Germantown neighborhood.
- Third and Home
Third and Home is a new sports bar that opened on April 1, 2020 near First Horizon Park in Nashville.
Hearts, an Australian-inspired cafe opened at 914 Gallatin Ave. in the summer of 2020.
- Yin Yang Tea
Yin Yang Tea opened in Germantown at 83 Van Buren St. in May 2020.
- 615 Wine Cellar
615 Wine Cellar, a wine bar, opened in March 2020 near Printers Alley on Church Street.
- Standard Proof Whiskey Co.
Four Blue Palms, a craft whiskey bar and tasting room is open downtown at 219 Fifth Ave. N.
- Kwench Juice Cafe
Boston-based franchise business Kwench Juice Café opened downtown in the spring of 2020 at Cumberland on Church located at 555 Church St.
- Slow Burn Hot Chicken
Slow Burn, a hot chicken restaurant has expanded to East Nashville.
- Just Love Coffee and Vintage Vine 100
Just Love Coffee, a popular coffee chain, and Vintage Vine 100, a new wine bar, is open in a mixed-use development in Cool Springs.
- Party Fowl
Party Fowl has opened a location in Cool Springs at 1914 Galleria Blvd.
- Brooklyn Bowl
Brooklyn Bowl has opened a location in Nashville.
- 3000 Bar
3000 Bar is a Fat Tuesday-themed daiquiri bar opening soon at 1516A Demonbreun St.
- Jack Brown's Beer and Burger Joint
Jack Brown's Beer and Burger Joint has opened another location in Edgehill Village.
- Graduate Nashville
The hotel, Graduate Nashville, opened new restaurants that include Cross-Eyed Critters Watering Hole, a karaoke bar; Poindexter, an all-day cafe; and Miss Bessie's, a rooftop bar.
- Frothy Monkey
Frothy Monkey has opened its sixth Nashville location in the former space of Post East in East Nashville.
- Lady Bird Taco
Ladybird Taco has opened a location in Nashville at 2229 10th Avenue South.
TennFold is a new pizza-focused restaurant and craft brewery open at 2408 Lebanon Pike.
- Crazy Gnome Brewery
Crazy Gnome Brewery is now open in East Nashville at 948 Main St.
Bowie's on Third had its grand opening celebration on February 28-29.
- Roundabout Market & Cafe
The Roundabout Market & Cafe, a combination coffee shop with grab-n-go and snack shop is now open at 1600 Division St.
- Poppy & Peep
Poppy & Peep has opened a bean-to-bar chocolate factory to the public located at 374 Herron Drive Unit 6.
- Burger Joint
Burger Joint is a new restaurant now open at 5511 Centennial Blvd.
Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant Cava opened a location in The Mall at Green Hills.
- Win Bubble Tea
Win Bubble Tea opened a second Nashville location near Belle Meade at 99 White Bridge Road.
- Los Toritos
A new Tex-Mex restaurant called Los Toritos opened at 1302 Division St.
- Fable Lounge
West End’s distinguished new cocktail lounge and piano bar, Fable Lounge, is located at 114 28th Avenue North.
- Chopt Creative Salad Co.
Chopt Creative Salad Co. opened its second Nashville location at the Mall at Green Hills.
- Red Phone Booth
A new speakeasy called Red Phone Booth is now open at 136 Rosa L. Parks Blvd.
Coneheads, which specializes in fried chicken in waffle cones, is now open in East Nashville.
- Nicoletto's Italian Kitchen
Nicoletto's Italian Kitchen has opened a location in Hillsboro Village at 2123 Belcourt Ave.
- Lakeside Lounge
What once was Edgefield Sports Bar is now open as Lakeside Lounge. It is operated by the owners of Attaboy.
- Central Bar + Kitchen
Central Bar + Kitchen is now open at 2555 West End Ave., inside the Nashville Marriot at Vanderbilt University.
- Tacos with a Twist
Tacos With A Twist will be a new Tex-Mex restaurant set to open in Nashville's Melrose neighborhood.
- South Side Kitchen & Pub
South Side Kitchen & Pub is open at 2190 Nolensville Road.
- Sura's Samurai Kitchen & Korean Pub
Sura's Samurai Kitchen & Korean Pub is open at 1318 Sixth Ave. N.
- Riddim N Spice
A new Caribbean restaurant called Riddim N Spice is now open near Jefferson St.
- Cafe Ma'Kai
Cafe Ma'kai is a new cafe open at 1210 Wedgewood Avenue.
- Music City Hot Chicken Co.
A new hot chicken restaurant called Music City Chicken Co. is now open on 2nd Avenue.
- Yee-Haw Brewing Co.
Yee-Haw Brewing Co. opened its SoBro location called Mashville at 423 Sixth Ave. S.
- Gino's East
Pizza restaurant Gino's East has opened a location in Nashville's SoBro neighborhood.
- Velvet Taco
The Dallas-based taco concept plans to open a location at 1911 Broadway. Read more from the Nashville Business Journal.
- Central BBQ
Central BBQ will open a second location in Hillsboro Village at 1601 21st Ave. S. Read more from Nashville Post.
- Tiny Little Donuts
Tiny Little Donuts will open in SoBro this spring on the ground floor of the dual-branded Hilton at 506 Fifth Ave. S. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
- Shabu Shabu Hot Pot and Barbecue
A new restaurant called Shabu Shabu Hot Pot and Barbecue is opening at 1722 West End. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
- The Shack
The Shack Breakfast and Lunch plans to open two locations in Middle Tennessee during 2020. The first will be in the Capitol View development and the second will be in the McEwen Northside development in Franklin, TN. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
- Roze Pony
Roze Pony will be an all-day market and cafe opening at 5133 Harding Pike in Belle Meade. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
- Chicken Guy!
Guy Fieri is bringing his Chicken Guy! restaurant to Nashville at 139 Second Ave N. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
Boqueria is a new tapas bar and restaurant opening at the Fifth + Broadway development. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
- Greenery Co.
Greenery Co. is a new fast-casual salad, bowls, and snack restaurant opening in Hillsboro Village. Read more from Nashville Post.
Sean Brock has plans to open Audrey, a new restaurant that will be Appalachian-focused and located in East Nashville. Read more from Nashville Eater.
Sean Brock will open Joyland, a restaurant that will be located in the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Read more from Nashville Eater.
- More to Assembly Food Hall
Thai Esane, Steam Boys, Smokin Chikin and The Liege Waffle Co. have been added to the list of restaurants opening within the Assembly Food Hall of the Fifth + Broad development. Read more from the press release.
- Clarke's Coffee & Brew Pub
Clarke's Coffee & Brew Pub is set to open at 1817 Broadway. Read more from Nashville Post.
- Brewster's Bar and Grille
Brewster's Bar and Grille plans to replace the Family Dollar that is located near Five Points in East Nashville. Read more from Nashville Eater.
- Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere has plans to open a new restaurant. Read more from WSMV.
- The International Market and Restaurant
A new International Market and Restaurant will open in the same location as their sister restaurant, Blvd. Read more from Nashville Eater.
A new restaurant from Strategic Hospitality and chef Trevor Moran is set to open in the 12South neighborhood. Read more from Nashville Eater.
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